Haemimont’s Omerta isn’t a game that will be going down as one of the triumphs of 2013, and I don’t think anyone expected it to be. A light, Prohibition-era gang sim with tactical combat elements, it is a new title from the Bulgarian studio best known for its excellent reboot of the Tropico series. I’ve […]
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September 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment · City Builder, Haemimont
One of the great things about the Bioware RPG model was the side quest design. There was a single epic main quest and a bunch of major quests that would take you along that path, but also alternate quests that really had nothing to do with anything, were entirely optional and you could take ’em […]
A few weeks ago I was in San Francisco to see what Kalypso Studios has coming. My previews are now up. You can read about the strategy/tower defense game Dungeons at 1up, and about the action/adventure game The First Templar at Gameshark.
October 16th, 2009 · 3 Comments · City Builder, Haemimont
I’m reviewing Tropico 3 for Crispy Gamer, but I thought I’d blog some early impressions. 1) It’s a good looking game – not very flashy and even a little blocky at times. But the colors and animations fit the cartoon Cold War they have on display. 2) The reliance on the almanac/ledger for basic information […]